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VGCC Practical Nursing Graduates Learn Of Science And Art Of Nursing

Sixteen women who completed the Practical Nursing program at Vance-Granville Community College received their traditional nursing pins in candlelight ceremonies Aug. 1 in the Civic Center. Getting “pinned” prior to graduation Aug. 5 were Daphne Allen, Sebrena Renee Blacknall, Keisha Delores Cheatham, Kristy Elaine Darnell, Terri Pearce Grissom, Shawmannetta Latrece Harris, Wanda Catheleen Mitchell and  Read More

VGCC Summer 2002 Graduation Marshals

Betty A. Barker Teresa R. Dover Kristen E. Edwards Robert G. Gagnon Jr. Michael D. Kromer Catherine E. McNamara Jamie Spencer Ann D. Taylor  

Community Colleges Charging Higher Tuition

Vance-Granville Community College, like the other 58 schools in the North Carolina Community College System, is busily enrolling students for Fall Semester, which begins Aug. 19. On Tuesday, July 30, the system office gave the community colleges authority to charge students a higher tuition rate already approved by the North Carolina Senate and agreed to  Read More

State Treasurer Moore To Speak At VGCC’s Summer Graduation

A native son who has been successful in state politics will deliver the commencement address at summer graduation ceremonies Monday, Aug. 5, at Vance-Granville Community College. State Treasurer Richard H. Moore will speak at the ceremonies that begin at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center and which will see about 230 men and women receive  Read More

VGCC Expands Online Computer Extension Program

Imagine sitting at home and completing computer courses that will lead to certification and maybe even promotions and raises. Or how about working on a business and industry management course, or a small business course. Or maybe you just want to learn how to get more from your personal computer. All these are possible with  Read More

Sign Up Early For Fall Semester Classes

Recent history shows that enrollment grows each semester at Vance-Granville Community College so the advice of college officials is to register early for Fall Semester classes that will begin Aug. 19. Curriculum students may register at VGCC’s four campuses — in Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren counties — from Monday, July 29, to Thursday, Aug.  Read More

VGCC Warren Campus Offers Notary Public Course

A five-hour class for persons who want to obtain a North Carolina commission as a notary public will be held Monday, July 8, at Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus. Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the campus on Ridgeway Street in Warrenton. Charlene Spence of Warrenton will be the  Read More

VGCC Welding Students Continue Tradition, Pass Certification Exam

Eight graduating students in the day Welding Technology program at Vance-Granville Community College have done what 491 did before them – pass the national certification exam for welding. The students, who will graduate from VGCC on Aug. 5, took the American Welding Society practical exam on the college’s main campus July 17, and their tests  Read More

Community College On Cutting Edge Of Technology-Driven Instruction

Vance-Granville Community College is all fired up. What has the college’s faculty and staff so excited is the expanded use of technology in instruction through recent advances and plans for even more. Vance-Granville has seen installation of wireless computer accessibility and data projectors and TV monitors in classrooms, videoconferencing via satellite in the auditorium, access  Read More

VGCC Trustees Welcome Back Old Friend, Talk Budget, Outstanding Performance

L. Opie Frazier Jr., a former chairman of the Vance-Granville Community College Board of Trustees, was sworn in as a board member July 15 after a six-year absence. A Henderson realtor and insurance agent, Frazier served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1971 to 1996 and was chairman from 1984 to 1993.  Read More